Category: Portraits & interviews

Home Away from Home: Blurring the lines of identity

  Written by Khatia Mikadze Each installment of the series “Home Away from Home” will feature a young woman immigrant and the place in New York City that reminds her most of her home...

NWNY volunteer profiles: Sandra Merrill, 33, LEAD program assistant

New Women New Yorkers is run by a staff of volunteers. Some work on outreach initiatives to spread the word about the organization’s mission, while others work on the blog team or facilitate events...

How Patrizia Saraceni Corman is enriching children’s lives with language

Written by Daria Kurdyukova Seventeen years ago, second-generation Italian immigrant Patrizia Saraceni Corman, 55, gave birth to her son William. Not wanting him to miss out on the Italian language and traditions she learned...

A Chilean immigrant on becoming a lawyer in the US

Written by Constanza Prieto I am a woman, lawyer and immigrant, and I am proud of that. Being an immigrant, even by personal choice, is always difficult and requires a lot of courage. I...